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MSNBC
Apr 4, 2013 2:30am PDT
's get to the news live at 5:po a.m. at 30 rock in new york city. >>> president obama is looking for support outside of washington, d.c. yesterday, at a police academy, not far from the sight of last summer's shooting in colorado, the president focused on background checks saying his goal is not to take firearms away from their owners. >> the opponents of these common sense laws have ginned up fears among responsible gun owners that have nothing to do with what's being proposed or nothing to do with the facts but feeds into a suspicion about government. if there are folks out there right now who are gun owners hearing somebody is taking away your guns, get the facts. we are not proposing a gun registration system. we are proposing background checks for criminals. >> president obama used a similar argument in a plea to gun shop owners. >> if you are selling a gun, wouldn't you want to know who you are selling it to? wouldn't you want to know? wouldn't you want, in your conscience to know the person you are selling to isn't going to commit a crime? >> despite the president's push,
MSNBC
Mar 29, 2013 12:00am PDT
obama has found himself in a strange place. on tuesday he signed the continuing resolution bill, one that included the dreaded sequester cuts, as the "washington post" zachary writes, in so doing the president locked into place cuts that threaten to undermine his second term economic vision just four months after he won re-election. tomorrow, the president will be in florida pushing an idea while endorsed by people who actually understand economics remains horrifically unpopular with republicans, stimulus spending. >> this is a good opportunity for the president to illustrate the value in the short term and long term of the important infrastructure investments the president talked about quite some time. >> if stimulus spending in an era of historically low interest growth and rates may seem like a good idea, president obama seems to be suffering from a lack of confidence any of it will come to pass. the current offer on the white house website calls for $50 billion in stimulus, half the amount in the senate democrat's budget. that plan calls for $100 billion in stimulus amounting to
MSNBC
Mar 29, 2013 3:00am PDT
back to before the obama administration. is washington going to do, if anything, to answer andrew's question? the stock market going up, things improving and incremental ways richard said on a daily basis. anything washington feels need to be done to deal with the slow growth that has been around a long time? >> i wish i could be really optimistic. i'm not. i've been pessimistic this last while, despite the optimism of some colleagues about any sort of grand bargain. i'm certainly pessimistic about anything specifically trying to jump-start the economy, anything specifically that is a big enough debt deal to have big impact. i think we are going to bump along. i think we will bump through the next two near crises and then slide into spring and summer hoping that things slowly continue to get better for the foreseeable future. >> i'll be more skeptical which i actually worry that we are going to start seeing little trembles from the sequester and see it in the economic numbers and you'll see headlines, by the way, that is then going to scare the markets and you sort of have a littl
CBS
Apr 3, 2013 6:00am PDT
. >>> president barack obama is trying to put gun control back in the spotlight. from the washington d.c. newsroom, he is dealing with lawmakers. >> reporter: senators will not likely start debating gun control legislation for two weeks instead of next week as planned. harry reid said it would be the number one priority when he returned this coming monday. he has excluded dianne finestein's web upon's ban bash weapons' ban and he said back ground checks should become universal including those at gun shows. one reason president barack obama is speaking is the state recently passed laws to expand gun background checks and limit the number of magazines they can hold. and president barack obama leaves for colorado three hours from now and we will have more on his agenda when i see you next hour. kyla campbell, ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> meantime connecticut state legislature is said to vote on some of the toughest laws in the country. if it becomes law, no firearm can be sold unless the buyer passes a background check. the list of band assault we
FOX
Apr 3, 2013 6:00am PDT
and chris christy came out slightly behind. >>> president barack obama is trying to put gun control back in the spotlight. from the washington d.c. newsroom, he is dealing with lawmakers. >> reporter: senators will not likely start debating gun control legislation for two weeks instead of next week as planned. harry reid said it would be the number one priority when he returned this coming monday. he has excluded dianne finestein's web upon's ban bash weapons' ban and he said back ground checks should become universal including those at gun shows. one reason president barack obama is speaking is the state recently passed laws to expand gun background checks and limit the number of magazines they can hold. and president barack obama leaves for colorado three hours from now and we will have more on his agenda when i see you next hour. kyla campbell, ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> meantime connecticut state legislature is said to vote on some of the toughest laws in the country. if it becomes law, no firearm can be sold unless the buyer passes a background check. the list of band assault
FOX Business
Apr 3, 2013 1:00pm EDT
washington. peter? >> that's right. sources confirm the obama administration launched a broad push to get mortgages to people with weaker credit records and provide banks with a taxpayer guarantee that they won't make their payments. sources say the administration is working with banks, the federal housing administration, the justice department, and other agencies to help home buyers with lower credit scores, but who might not be able to make mortgage -- who might be able to make mortgage payments now, but can't qualify because the bank is still cautious and tight with the lending standards. critics worry is sews seeds for another financial crisis and taxpayer bailout. >> this is a bad mistake, and it was shown to be a bad mistake by what happened in 2008. we would not have had a financial crisis if we had not followed policies that were intended to increase home ownership by making financing available to people who otherwise would not be able to get mortgages. >> the boom and bust were not caused by providing 30-year fixed rate mortgages to generally qualified families. it was caused by
CBS
Apr 2, 2013 7:00am PDT
in washington, d.c. president obama is heading this initiative, this talk. we'll be talking to -- you can see him there as the camera pans over. this is about promoting jobs and the middle class. this is something that he's decided to focus on as he unveils a decades' long project about the inner workings of the brain and to answer questions about epilepsy, alzheimer's and other diseases. let's listen in. >> his incredible leadership at nih. those of you who know francis know he's quite a gifted singer and musician. i was asking if he was gonna be willing to sing the introduction. he declined. but his leadership has been extraordinary and i'm glad i've been promoted to scientist in chief, given my grades in physics, i'm not sure it's deserving. [laughter] >> but i -- i hold science in proper esteem. maybe that gives me a little credit. today, i've invited some of the smartest people in the country, some of the most imaginative people in the country, some very smart people to talk about the challenge i issued in my state of the union address. >> pre
FOX
Apr 2, 2013 7:00am PDT
at the white house in washington, d.c. president obama is heading this initiative, this talk. we'll be talking to -- you can see him there as the camera pans over. this is about promoting jobs and the middle class. this is something that he's decided to focus on as he unveils a decades' long project about the inner workings of the brain and to answer questions about epilepsy, alzheimer's and other diseases. let's listen in. >> his incredible leadership at nih. those of you who know francis know he's quite a gifted singer and musician. i was asking if he was gonna be willing to sing the introduction. he declined. but his leadership has been extraordinary and i'm glad i've been promoted to scientist in chief, given my grades in physics, i'm not sure it's deserving. [laughter] >> but i -- i hold science in proper esteem. maybe that gives me a little credit. today, i've invited some of the smartest people in the country, some of the most imaginative people in the country, some very smart people to talk about the challenge i issued in my state of the union address. >> president obama, once again,
FOX Business
Apr 3, 2013 11:00am EDT
washington. peter? >> hey, cheryl, that's right. sources confirm the obama administration launched a broad push to get mortgages to people with weaker credit records to help them and housing market as interest rates are at record lows. critics worry it's reviving the risky lending practices that created the financial crisis, but the administration, according to the sources, is working with banks, and the federal housing administration, the justice department, and other agencies to help people who want to buy a home, and they may is a lower credit score right now, but they might be able to make a mortgage payment, and they can't qualify because banks are still being very cautious and tight with their lending standards. >> it's very important for lenders to underwrite carefully and make sure that a person can afford the loan across the entire term of the loan. this effort does nothing to change that. all it does is loosen the credit a little bit to get it to more people who can afford a loan. >> unless we understand what caused the 2008 financial crisis, we're going to make the same mistake
CNBC
Apr 3, 2013 9:00am EDT
in the sand like an ostrich. we saw on the "washington post" an article, obama administration pushes banks to make home loans to people with weaker credit. a frequent guest on my program said that would open the flood gates to risks and send us back to the path we were just trying to recover from. really? listen. young people, maybe it's better to rent for a while. when i was young, rates were 15%, 16%, you rent for a while. we don't need more tampering. it didn't work out the first time. back to you, david. >> it certainly did not, mr. santelli. what words of advice would they give for the smart phones today? tweet us and we'll air your responses next. welcome to the new new york state. what's the "new" in the new new york? a new property tax cap... and the lowest middle class income tax rate in 60 years... and a billion dollars in tax breaks and incentives. new opportunities for business. over 250,000 new private sector jobs were created over the last two years. and 17 straight months of job growth. with the most private sector jobs ever. lower taxes, new incentives, new jobs, now that's
CBS
Apr 5, 2013 7:00am PDT
to shoot down incoming missiles and warheads. >>> when president obama unveils his budget proposal next wednesday we're hearing it will include cuts to social security and other entitlement programs. we'll talk live with washington insider jamie dupree about what the president is hoping to get from republicans in exchange for this change to the social security program. >>> 7:06. and the world champs are back in town. sounds good doesn't it? thousands of giants fans are expected to gather in san fransisco for today's season opener at home. ktvu channel 2 reporter tara moriarty is live at at&t park with look at how the team is preparing. >> we just learned that both of the world series giants trophies are going to be displayed underneath the coke bottle, so you can grab a look. it's been sprinkling out here but should be clear skies for the game. the field is looking good. players show up at about 10:00 to start their warmups. it really seems like yesterday when we had the parade and the giants won the world series. the giants swept the detroit tigers
FOX
Apr 5, 2013 7:00am PDT
president obama unveils his budget proposal next wednesday we're hearing it will include cuts to social security and other entitlement programs. we'll talk live with washington insider jamie dupree about what the president is hoping to get from republicans in exchange for this change to the social security program. >>> 7:06. and the world champs are back in town. sounds good doesn't it? thousands of giants fans are expected to gather in san fransisco for today's season opener at home. ktvu channel 2 reporter tara moriarty is live at at&t park with look at how the team is preparing. >> we just learned that both of the world series giants trophies are going to be displayed underneath the coke bottle, so you can grab a look. it's been sprinkling out here but should be clear skies for the game. the field is looking good. players show up at about 10:00 to start their warmups. it really seems like yesterday when we had the parade and the giants won the world series. the giants swept the detroit tigers as you remember, but this afternoon the giants will be taking on the st. louis cardinals and
FOX Business
Mar 29, 2013 7:00pm EDT
, president obama telling congress that this proposal should not be a partisan issue. >> this should not be a partisan idea. you know, i know washington people just like to argue. i guess it gets them on tv. but the fact is, you have the chamber of commerce and the afl-cio agreeing to a better infrastructure, knowing that it will of both businesses and workers. if you have a chamber and the unions agreeing and the politicians should be allowed to agree, to. lou: in other words, he just wants everyone to agree because the chamber of commerce and the afl-cio do so. not every american, mr. president, want to follow the lead of the chamber of commerce or the afl-cio. and on at least one level mr. obama is right. it should not be a partisan issue because neither political party should be calling for higher spending when the federal government is running almost trillion dollar deficits and the national debt amounts to almost $70 trillion. that does not seem to me to be a partisan issue and all, just one of common sense and good judgment and responsibility. the center of the president's pla
FOX Business
Apr 1, 2013 4:00pm EDT
of money back. we'll talk about that coming up this hour. president obama last hour announcing his intent to nominate brian deese. deputy director of the office of management and budget. liz: peter barnes joins us from washington. he knows a little bit about brian. >> that's right, guys. brian has been one of the president's top economic advisors over at the white house, one of his deputy as an the national economic council working with gene sperling and others over there. he has been a long time advisor to president obama coming aboard when the president took office back in 2008. and helping him with a number of financial rescue programs as well as the rescue of the auto industry and all the billions of dollars in loans to detroit to try to help save the auto industry. and i have interviewed brian in the past and talked to him on the phone from time to time. very, very sharp guy. so the president is changing over the team over at the office of management and budget. he nominated as you recall, silvia matthews burrell, head of wal-mart foundation to be director of omb. now he is bringing
FOX Business
Apr 5, 2013 7:00pm EDT
jobs numbers caused the market stumble. his assessment of the obama economy. lori: welcome back. good friday evening. i'm lori rothman, filling in for lou dobbs on assignment hosting an awards dinner in washington d.c. the dedicated to helping disadvantaged young people overcome adversity through hard work and determination by providing academic scholarships and mentoring programs. lovely evening. can't wait to hear more about it. a tough day for economic news. well of the worst levels of the session. lost 41 points. the s&p down seven. now on the week, the comeback at the end of the day felt just shy of a positive week with the index down less than a tenth of a percent. however, but the snb and nasdaq turned in their worst weekly losses of the year. s&p 501% and the nasdaq down 2%. boeing is completing the certification testing for its new battery system on that long troubled 787 dream liner. the data now goes to the faa. boeing stock up nicely on that news. prices rose up $23.50. oil fell to below $93 a barrel. treasurys, big move. the ten year down again, a new low for the year. fa
PBS
Apr 5, 2013 4:30pm PDT
all of them in our funds. >> excellent. have a great weekend. >>> the obama administration is set to release the budget proposal next week and for first time the president's spending plan is said to include specific entitlement cuts, notably to social security. john harwood joins us from washington now with more. tell us about what the president is likely to propose. >> reporter: what he's doing, tyler, is embodying the last offer he made to house speaker boehner when they were negotiating around the fiscal cliff in december into his formal budget proposal. so for example, the so-called chain cpi for social security is in his proposal. that will reduce future payments and because of the effect on tax brackets cause some people's ta taxes to go up to some degree. this is a president saying, see, i'm willing to compromise and all the flak he's getting only serves to underscore his argument. he's hoping to convince them to come to the table. >> will republicans go along with the idea that there's a revenue raise here as a result that people -- they'll be moved in the higher tax brack
CNBC
Apr 5, 2013 6:00am EDT
in as speaker. i think the american people want to see, you know, a check and a balance in washington. we're about to see the implementation of obama care right now. people who are making premiums now struggling. small businesses, employees, looking to see how they're going to get covered. it's going to be a real challenge, this administration. i think we have a lot of room for improvement on that. as far as the budget is concerned, i am in a wait and see mode whether this white house is very serious about coming together. >> it looks like it would be the same, implying the same day the president offered boehner last time. that's already gone through. that deal with 28% cap on deductions for the wealthy. so the same deal maybe on the entitlement side with additional taxes on the other side. >> the funny thing is, joe, there's a lot that the two sides agree on in washington. for the life of me i can't understand why we don't see the white house come forward and embrace things. >> you don't have to agree on everything. you do everything you want the last two years. >> what are the things yo
FOX News
Mar 29, 2013 6:00am PDT
obama couldn't get climate change through a democratic congress a few years ago. the regulations on climate change are coming. everyone in washington is gearing up for us. people in congress, lobbyists. there could be court challenges, basically couldn't get it done through congress. so he will do it administratively through regulation. bill: environmentalists love this. >> yeah. bill: this is what they believe will reduce smog all over america. >> that's correct. bill: politically though, does it sell? >> i think it will be very difficult and here's why, bill. because there is some democrats from red states, also from oil and gas states, mary landrieu who is up for re-election in 2014. mark begich from alaska will be outspoken on this. and there will be effort on any climate change regulations that republicans and democrats will team up and try to overturn these regulations. now, it could pass the house, probably not the senate. and obama would veto it, that will put pressure on the white house especially when the economy is so fragile. i think the obama administration is going
CNBC
Apr 3, 2013 3:00pm EDT
much. we have breaking news right now in washington. john harwood with the details. over to you, john. >> maria, this is part of the sequester battle this is symbolic. you had president obama at the white house confirming he's going to return 5% of his salary since the beginning of the sequester, which hit on march the 1st. now, the president makes $400,000 a year. that's a little more than $30,000 a month, which means that 5% of that for a month, so far, we're just in the beginning of april, is less than $2,000. not a consequential amount of money, but this is part of the president's attempt to get the high ground, especially as some of the sequester effects kick in. i wouldn't be at all surprised, we heard a similar thing from chuck hagel, the defense secretary, because a lot of the defense cuts are coming in defense, earlier today. i wouldn't be surprised if we hear that from some members of congress, with the question of leadership as well. but principally, only for those who like president obama, don't actually need that money, maria. >> john, thanks so much. john, let me ask you
FOX Business
Apr 3, 2013 4:00pm EDT
of 17.2 billion, largely because of tightening lending standards, the obama administration is pushing lenders to make it easier for people with weaker credit to obtain home loans. liz: peter barnes is joining us live from washington, d.c. with more on this development. peter? >> that's right, liz and david. sources confirming that the administration is planning a broad push to get mortgages to people with weaker credit records, credit scores, and, provide them with a taxpayer guaranty. sources say the administration is working with banks, the federal housing administration and other agencies to modify government rules to help homebuyers with lower credit scores who might be able to make mortgage payments now but can't qualify because banks are still being very cautious and tight with their lending standards. critics worry all of this will just tee up another financial crisis and future taxpayer bailouts. >> it's absolutely incredible to me we are going again in the same direction so soon after the financial crisis, simply because the administration and many others have refused to acce
FOX Business
Apr 4, 2013 1:00pm EDT
in government policy. monday, washington base investment firm hype securities had a report predicting the obama administration would reverse course op big spending cuts that would have hit health insurers. they skyrocketed by 8.5%, a half hour later. the government announced the change in policy the report predicted. while the incident is throwing a spotlight on the controversial political intelligence industry, today's report by the investigative arm of congress concludeed the area is murky saying, quote, the prevalence of the sale of political intelligence is not known and therefore difficult to quantify. while currently little prevents lobbyists and washington insiders from gathering information, top congress could supplement existing gyps and laws to create stricter regulation. melissa: the washington post traveled the 1700 mile route and wrote about the experience in the recently published e-book, and, steve, what inspired you to do this? >> well, just seemed like a good way to bring this object to life rather than sit here and talk about whether or not this piece of paper was going to be
CNBC
Apr 3, 2013 4:00am EDT
. take a look at reaction -- we'll keep an eye on the reaction today. >>> obama administration pushing u.s. banks to make more home loans to people with weaker credit. sounds like stories of the past. "the washington post" reports the president's economic advisers say the housing market is leaving too many behind as it rebounds especially young people looking to buy their first home and those whose credit reports were hurt by the recession. housing officials are urging they won't face penalties to people who later default. it opens the door to risky lending that led to the housing crisis in the first place. the same is happening here in britain. >>> bp put its wind power business up for sale. the unit is worth $1.5 billion is a retreat from alternative energy to focus on core oil and gas operations. wind power is one of the largest renewable businesses and bp is among the largest u.s. wind generators. shares are just fractionally higher in london today. that's outperforming the market. hash tag earnings. s.e.c. making a big decision regarding company news and social media. bertha coombs
FOX Business
Apr 4, 2013 11:00am EDT
. president obama announced he'll return 5% of the salary in support of federal workers who will be furloughed. 5% is off the 400,000 take home pay equals $20,000. joining us from washington, d.c., what say you about this, mr. moore? >> great to be with you. look, it's a smart political move by the president. he was coming under attack from a lot of republicans for not being, you know, susceptible to same cut in salary that federal workers are, and i think this is a shrewd political move. members of congress should take a 5% cut. i'd permanently cut that pay by 5%. just in terms of fairness, and i hate to use that word, but i think it's a very good policy. dagen: in terms of the political momentum, how much does he get? when you say "shrewd," i think it means we'd have long lasting impact on the political pop pew particularity, think it will? >> maybe. it's a small gesture, but important. i applaud him for it. i'm not saying he's doing this for political reasons. i think he does feel kind of a brotherhood with the federal employees, and, look, i live in washington, d.c., people on my street ar
KRON
Apr 4, 2013 4:00am PDT
back. the time is by 40 5:00 a.m.size 40 5:00 a.me gusty in certain spots. >> president obama is waking up in the bay area this morning. he has to fund raisers evens later this morning and atherton and then he will depart for washington d.c. just before 2 this afternoon. facebook >> facebook has an announcement that will be making. this will be it ran by age 80 see. theyhtc. >> the time is 5:46 a.m.. we will now go to our forecast. >> iran continues to push north and you concede that heavy as rang out and fairfield in concord. santa rosa is also picking up some heavy rain. we will see steady rain intensity for the next couple of hours. after that the heavy rain will turn to spotty showers and we do keep the potential for a pop up shower as we head into the afternoon. we could actually see sunshine as we head into the afternoon. i do want to focus on storm tracker 4. heavy rain right now for ocean beach and the richmond district. there is just some light rain for those of you drive along market street heading to the downtown area. heavy rain is for daly city. the winds have picked up in
CNBC
Apr 5, 2013 9:00am EDT
this is a washington, and that's why i blame this number on them. >> do you think this is a sequester effect? the payroll tax and the increase for the rich. >> this as president obama gets set to announce his budget proposal this week. let's bring in john harwood. >> reporter: good morning, david. this jobs number will play directly into the political arguments as jim cramer suggested, and as jan hatzius suggested a moment ago when he talked about how sequester may have had a modest effect on this jobs number, but it will have more over time. that matches what president obama has said over and over including at this press briefing earlier this year. >> the longer these cuts remain in place the greater the damage to our economy. slow grind that will intensify with each passing day. and then right on cue, alan krueger, he ratcheted up that criticism of washington echoing jim cramer. >> the economy's continuing to heal. what we need to do in washington is avoid self-inflicted wounds. most importantly, they y isequ, the congressional budget office estimates it will reduce job growth by 750,000
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